Viva Tech 2017

It’s been less than a week since Viva Tech 2017 wrapped up, and I’m still considering all the ways that I can make it out there again next year for one of Europe’s largest technology and innovation conferences. Now that I’ve been solidly re-adjusted to being back in daily swing of things, I wanted to […]

Trying out Icaros at Viva Tech!

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of flying in virtual reality – so when I had the opportunity to try out Icaros here at Viva Tech today, I was so ready to jump in. I honestly could not stop giggling throughout the experience, and it did not disappoint! The Icaros device is meant […]

Voice is the New UI (and it Matters for Immersive Tech)

While at first glance, AI seems largely separate from virtual and augmented reality, the convergence of the two is rapidly approaching. During Day 1 of VivaTech today, artificial intelligence was center stage, featured heavily in the keynote and throughout panels and demo stations alike. There is no doubt that voice as a platform is evolving, […]

I’m in Paris for Viva Tech!

I could not be more excited to have landed in France this morning for VivaTech, a showcase conference for future-oriented technology and startups here in Paris. The conference begins tomorrow, and I’ll be roaming the show floor to catch up with VR and other emerging technology startups and listen to some pretty inspiring talks about […]

I Survived my First GDC!

It’s 11am on the Saturday following my first-ever GDC, and I’ve finally gotten a bit of time to sit down, collect my thoughts, and finish up my 2017 recap series for this year’s Game Developer Conference. First of all – as much as I really loved the talks that I got to see, in my […]

GDC 2017 Day One Recap (With Session Notes!)

Tis the season for GDC, VRDC, and a whole host of other 3D, gaming, and immersive technology-related events. This week, combining the spring Virtual Reality Developer Conference and Game Developer Conference, Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco is teeming with developers, designers, audio engineers, marketing, and business folks across the games, entertainment, and VR/AR industries. […]

I Taught a Class in Virtual Reality!

Teaching in Virtual Reality Every day, I feel incredibly fortunate to go to work in such an amazing industry that has no shortages of new and exciting things to explore and learn. This past week, I got a chance to bring together two of my favorite things that I’ve been doing over the past several […]